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Chondromyxoid fibroma of the sternum

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We report the second case of chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) of the sternum, documented in the literature. In this case, only histology of the biopsy was useful in diagnosing CMF before definitive surgery. A wide subtotal resection of the sternum and reconstruction with a Gore-Tex soft tissue patch was performed.

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Wuisman, P., Scheld, H., Tjan, T. et al. Chondromyxoid fibroma of the sternum. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 112, 255–256 (1993).

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